Vitamin D3 (Vitashine ™ cholecalciferol from lichen)
Why we need: Vitamin D3 is carefully extracted from lichen to provide an absorbable form of this essential nutrient for healthy bone development and immune support. This vitamin is critical for vegans and beneficial for the absorption of calcium.
Plant Based Source for Vitamin D3
- Fortified plant-based milk
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Why we need: Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent a type of anemia called megaloblastic anemia that makes people tired and weak. Two steps are required for the body to absorb vitamin B12 from food. Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is important for the brain and nerves, and for the production of red blood cells. Methylcobalamin is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. methylcobalamin is sometimes used in people with pernicious anemia, diabetes, and other conditions.
Plant Based Source for Vitamin B12
- Nutritional Yeast
Iron ( as TRAACS ™ ferrochel ferrouts bisglycinate chelate)
Why we need: Iron is a mineral that the body needs for growth and development. Your body uses iron to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body, and myoglobin, a protein that provides oxygen to muscles. Your body also needs iron to make some hormones Ferrochel® (ferrous bisglycinate) is a patented chelated form of non-haem iron that passes through the stomach and small intestine without breaking apart. It has been shown to be more effectively absorbed than other types of iron chelate in healthy people with different iron levels.
Plant Based Source for Iron
- Nuts and Seeds
- Collard Greens
Iodine (from potassium iodine)
Why we need: Potassium iodide is a chemical compound, medication, and dietary supplement. As a medication, it is used to treat hyperthyroidism, in radiation emergencies, and to protect the thyroid gland when certain types of radiopharmaceuticals are used
What is iodine and what does it do? Iodine is a mineral found in some foods. The body needs iodine to make thyroid hormones
Plant Based Source for Iron
- Whole Grains
Magnesium ( as TRAACS ™ magnesium glycinate chelate and magnesium oxide)
Why we need: Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. Magnesium is important for many processes in the body, including regulating muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure and making protein, bone, and DNA.
This medication is a mineral supplement used to prevent and treat low amounts of magnesium in the blood.
Plant-Based food sources for Magnesium
Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone)
Why we need: Vitamin K2 as MK-7 is an essential fat-soluble vitamin. It plays a vital role in lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease, including coronary heart disease, vascular disease, and strokes. MK-7 also shows beneficial effects on bone density
Plant Based Source for Vitamin K2
Zinc ( as Zinc citrate )
Why We Need: Zinc is found in cells throughout the body. It helps the immune system fight off invading bacteria and viruses. The body also needs zinc to make proteins and DNA, the genetic material in all cells. During pregnancy, infancy, and childhood, the body needs zinc to grow and develop properly.Zinc is important for tissue formation and the proper metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.
Plant-Based food sources for Zinc:
- Hemp Seeds
- Toasted wheat germ
Cranberry Seed oil
Why We Need: Omega-3 fats are a vital part of human cell membranes. They also have a number of other important functions, including Improving heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids can increase "good" HDL cholesterol. They can also reduce triglycerides, blood pressure, and the formation of arterial plaques
Cranberry seed oil is a great anti-aging moisturizer since it has a high essential fatty acid profile. It is the only known fruit oil that is balanced in Omega 3,6 and 9. Giving it the ability to soak deeply into the skin tissue. ... It also helps boost skin elasticity and prevent the appearance of age spots.
Cranberry Seed Oil soothes inflamed skin and is beneficial for eczema and other skin conditions. It has anti-inflammatory properties that relieves your skin from rashes and antibacterial properties, which prevent breakouts caused by harmful microorganisms.
DHA (as Life’s omega ™ 60 from marine algae )
Docosahexaenoic acid is an omega-3 fatty acid that is a primary structural component of the human brain, cerebral cortex, skin, and retina.
Seaweed and algae also supply EPA and DHA. Because fish aren't able to produce EPA and DHA, they get it by eating microalgae. Thus, algae are the sources of the omega-3 fats in fish (1, 13, 14). Omega-3s are necessary for various processes in your body.
Omega-3 fats are a crucial part of human cell membranes. They also have a number of other important functions, including Improving heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids can increase "good" HDL cholesterol. They can also reduce triglycerides, blood pressure, and the formation of arterial plaques
Plant Based sources for Omega 3 sources
- Chia Seeds
- Brussel Sprouts
- Algal Oil